Full Time, Permanent role
To start – 8 April 2024
St. John’s School requires an enthusiastic and suitably experienced full time Year 4 Teacher,
to join our School family. Salary range: £28-32.5k, depending on experience.
We are an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls, aged 2½ – 16 years,
located on a hill, overlooking the sea, in the beautiful Regency town of Sidmouth. We are a
relatively small school that caters for around 160 local day students, usually combined with
around 50 international boarders, from more than 10 countries around the globe.
IES’s mission is to provide excellence in education within an international perspective. The
International Education Systems group (IES) promotes the development of young people who
will have the capacity to contribute proactively to the on-going work towards a better world.
Academic expectations in the school are high, but we also believe that our students’ ability
to communicate successfully, to consider the needs of others and to show drive, empathy,
leadership and initiative are all attributes that will help them achieve success as well as
make a significant contribution to society in later life.
Our school land extends over many hectares and has its own stream, woodland and mature
hedgerows and horticultural area, along with sports pitches, sports hall, a forest school,
indoor / outdoor pool and tennis courts. All these facilities lend themselves to outdoor
education, creative writing and units of enquiry, in a stimulating, yet calm, learning
This post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced
environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team.
● Lunches when supervising children;
● Refreshments to include tea/coffee & snacks;
● School fee discount;
● Aviva APTIS pension scheme;
● On-site parking.
Closing Date: Friday 23 February 2024 at Noon *
*Please note that we will be assessing applications as they are received; therefore, we may interview
candidates ahead of the closing date.
Further details are available from our HR Co-ordinator, Ms Emma Thorpe…
T: 01395 513 984
Application forms should be completed electronically via the school’s website.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects
all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection
screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service